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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

276- Sequences and Series before Formulas

Thursday, April 10, 2014: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Grand Salon 21-24 (Hilton)
Lead Speaker:
Paul A. Foerster

  • session 276 foerster seq&ser.pdf (350.0 kB)

  • Too often we rush to present formulas for geometric and arithmetic series before students understand what sequences and series are all about. Come hear ways to present this topic so that students figure out their own formulas and apply them to the real world. See how this approach helps as students progress to Taylor series later in calculus.

    Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
    Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12

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